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6 Sam Francis Quotes

Sam Francis Quotes


“What we want is to make something that fills utterly the sight and can’t be used to make life only bearable.”

“Every real nation is a people of a common blood and descended from the same ancestors. A nation – from the Latin word meaning to be born – can have no other meaning.”

Sam Francis quotes

“Colour is born of the interpenetration of light and dark.”

“The personal lives of painters are tragic and inevitable and do not explain the artist. For the artist is his work and no longer human.”

Sam Francis Artist
An 8 set-7, from: Pasadena Box (SF-71) by Sam Francis

“Painting is about the beauty of space and the power of containment.”

Sam Francis Artist

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